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Definitions of smart

  1. be the source of pain
  2. elegant and stylish; " chic elegance"; " a smart new dress"; " a suit of voguish cut"
  3. marked by smartness in dress and manners; " a dapper young man"; " a jaunty red hat"
  4. improperly forward or bold; " don't be fresh with me"; " impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; " an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"
  5. a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
  6. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
  7. of or associated with people of fashion; " the smart set"
  8. characterized by quickness and ease in learning; " some children are brighter in one subject than another"; " smart children talk earlier than the average"
  9. To feel a pungent pain of mind; to feel sharp pain or grief; to suffer; to feel the sting of evil.
  10. To cause a smart in.
  11. Quick, pungent, lively pain; a pricking local pain, as the pain from puncture by nettles.
  12. Severe, pungent pain of mind; pungent grief; as, the smart of affliction.
  13. A fellow who affects smartness, briskness, and vivacity; a dandy.
  14. Smart money ( see below).
  15. Causing a smart; pungent; pricking; as, a smart stroke or taste.
  16. Keen; severe; poignant; as, smart pain.
  17. Vigorous; sharp; severe.
  18. Accomplishing, or able to accomplish, results quickly; active; sharp; clever.
  19. Efficient; vigorous; brilliant.
  20. Marked by acuteness or shrewdness; quick in suggestion or reply; vivacious; witty; as, a smart reply; a smart saying.
  21. Pretentious; showy; spruce; as, a smart gown.
  22. Brisk; fresh; as, a smart breeze.
  23. To feel a lively, pungent local pain; - said of some part of the body as the seat of irritation; as, my finger smarts; these wounds smart.
  24. money ( see below).
  25. Causing a stinging, sharp sensation; as, a smart punishment; brisk; fresh: said of a breeze; clever; pertly witty; shrewd; fashionable; as, a smart gown.
  26. A quick, lively pain; keen grief.
  27. To feel a stinging sensation; to cause a stinging sensation; to suffer keenly.
  28. Smartly.
  29. Smartness.
  30. Quick, stinging pain of body or mind.
  31. To feel a smart: to be punished.
  32. Causing a smart: pricking: severe: sharp: vigorous: acute: witty: vivacious.
  33. Sharp stinging pain.
  34. sharp; vigorous; acute; brisk.
  35. To feel a smart or pain.
  36. A stinging sensation.
  37. To experience an acute painful. Sensation.
  38. Quick in thought or action; clever, witty.
  39. Stinging; pungent.
  40. Causing a sharp pain; pricking sharp; severe; brisk; active; acute and pertinent; witty; vivacious; spruce.
  41. Quick pungent pain, either of body or mind.
  42. To feel a smart; to feel sharp pain; to endure punishment.
  43. Pungent; severe; keen; sharp; quick; acute; witty; lively; trim; dressed in a showy manner.
  44. Pungent lively pain; a pricking pain, as from nettles; severe or pungent grief.
  45. To feel a lively pungent pain; to experience a pricking pain, as from nettles; to experience pain of mind, as to smart under an injury; to bear the evil consequences of anything; to be punished.
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Antonyms for smart

ease, impractical, cornpone, tatty, unkempt, inexperienced, loggerheaded, philistine, anserine, ignorant, awkward, sober, earnest, gaumless, moronic, hackney, kooky, Thick-headed, uncultured, untaught, dim-witted, unintelligent, doltish, puerile, indiscreet, dowdy, thoughtless, soft-witted, cloddish, disheveled, unwise, old school, witless, sappy, lunkheaded, dowdily, sincere, uncombed, senseless, dim, dunderheaded, babyish, lowbrow, manual, quaint, bonehead, pinheaded, nitwitted, yokel-like, weak, informal, grave, brain dead, thickheaded, gooselike, corny, dumpy, Daffy, outmoded, sullied, ingenuous, unknowing, lame, balmy, serious, nonintellectual, unintellectual, undiplomatic, daft, unworldly, alleviation, somber, tomfool, tacky, dog-eared, dirty, imprudent, harebrained, uncool, scrubby, slow, lachrymose, tasteless, uninformed, woeful, screwball, unfashionable, provincial, threadbare, ill-advised, absurd, mindless, solemn, asinine, slovenly, hackneyed, nonsensical, plaintive, artless, retro, dilapidated, beat up, oafish, unstylish, jerky, green, run down, old-timey, old fashioned, sorry, opaque, inept, smirched, insane, cheesy, fatheaded, scruffy, lumpish, dorky, clumsy, unamusing, goosey, rustic, wooden-headed, retrograde, sleazy, gullible, innocent, goosy, ratty, thick-skulled, sloppy, dark, unread, workaday, illiterate, dotty, wacky, corn-fed, unthinking, dumb, unclean, naive, uninstructed, lamebrain, wide-eyed, blockheaded, rumpled, release, jejune, birdbrained, parochial, filthy, blowsy, Old World, graceless, adolescent, thick, Chuckleheaded, unattractive, spotted, unschooled, idealistic, uncritical, bubbleheaded, inelegant, foul, analphabetic, infantile, unsmart, indelicate, half-witted, inadvisable, crackpot, half-baked, raw, slow-witted, softheaded, guileless, unlearned, grimy, old-time, benighted, thick-witted, casual, styleless, mild, shabby, gormless, nonliterate, cockeyed, uncivilized, seedy, Mussed, out, bungling, injudicious, moth-eaten, childlike, tatterdemalion, Impercipient, miserable, soft, sloven, frowsy, soiled, featherheaded, backward, obtuse, foolish, mussy, bombed-out, dolorous, sloppily, dippy, vacuous, uncomic, crazy, uneducated, neglected, simpleminded, silly, brainless, imbecile, dopy, comfort, slobbish, Imperceptive, brash, Unhandsome, humorless, lunatic, insentient, unbecoming, mad, dull, loony, callow, everyday, tactless, unsophisticated, untutored, scuzzy, vintage, doleful, airheaded, tumbledown, oldfangled, boneheaded, timeworn, messy, kiddish, fool, slobby, juvenile, cuckoo, exploitable, zany, dense, Weak-minded, mangy, wrinkled, lumpen, unlettered, preposterous, grubby, relief, grungy, empty-headed, stained, dopey, unfunny, fatuous, idiotic, untidy, down-at-the-heels, childish, unperceptive, cornball, nutty, simple, unrefined, antique, nasty, feebleminded, trashy, Duncish, Duncical, tearful, ticky-tacky, dingy.

Quotes of smart

  1. Our Fly Smart philosophy is about investing only on those points of differentiation that pay for themselves, that earn a revenue premium commensurate with what it costs us to provide that product or service. – Gerard Arpey
  2. I think the American people are very smart in understanding our country is very trustworthy with nuclear weapons. We've had them from the beginning. But they have also been critical for keeping the world more at peace than it would have been if it hadn't been for the American nuclear umbrella. – Haley Barbour
  3. I'm not smart enough and I don't know enough about what's going on. – George Clooney
  4. I think Fast Company has a tremendously smart focus and execution. – James Daly
  5. Yeah, it's tough being smart and sexy, too. I have to say, I'm really not that attractive. Until I met my husband, I could not get a date. I promise you it's true. My husband Jeff Richmond saw a diamond in the rough and took me in. – Tina Fey
  6. I think we have to act like stars because it is expected of us. So we drive our big cars and live in our smart houses. – Maurice Gibb
  7. Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort, some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  8. Critics are entitled to have an opinion, but how can they judge how comfortable a building is? No critic is smart enough to judge how a building will perform over time. – Helmut Jahn
  9. Smart businesses do not look at labor costs alone anymore. They do look at market access, transportation, telecommunications infrastructure and the education and skill level of the workforce, the development of capital and the regulatory market. – Janet Napolitano
  10. Ice T was just a pleasure to work with. He was a smart gentleman. – Judd Nelson
  11. The small businessman is smart he realizes there's no free lunch. On the other hand, he knows where to go to get a good inexpensive sandwich. – Adam Osborne
  12. If you're so smart let's see you get out of the Army. – Casey Stengel
  13. A manager's job is simple. For one hundred sixty -two games you try not to screw up all that smart stuff your organization did last December. – Earl Weaver
  14. I used to go around looking as frumpy as possible because it was inconceivable you could be attractive as well as be smart It wasn't until I started being myself, the way I like to turn out to meet people that I started to get any work. – Catherine Zeta-Jones

Usage examples for smart

  1. I'd dress up smart and take her out, and get her the very best husband I could. – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  2. " Don't you try to be smart now. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  3. Not I, Arturo; you were only practising; and it was very smart – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  4. Pretty smart I hope. – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  5. And Smart Frank Smart – The Major by Ralph Connor
  6. " Bill is smart enough," said Patty, thoughtfully. – Patty Blossom by Carolyn Wells
  7. If we sent a real smart man to Washington he might get us made a State. – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  8. And to be " smart Jenny thought was to be happy. – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  9. You're a smart girl, Queenie! – In the Mayor's Parlour by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  10. Janet McFadden always says that I'm not very smart but that I've got lots of common sense. – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  11. " Well, he's made a smart one, ha'n't he? – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  12. But Amurrican girls are so smart they can about look anything they have a mind to. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  13. Mindjer, I wouldn' go so fer as to say bald haided folks is all smart – Molly Brown's Post-Graduate Days by Nell Speed
  14. He seems as sharp or " smart as can be, and has already arranged for the first three days of my journey. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  15. " Or a smart woman," I thought. – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  16. Be smart about it, my lads, though. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. You needn't think you're so smart I haven't seen it. – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  18. A pretty smart dog! – Bobby of Cloverfield Farm by Helen Fuller Orton
  19. And now I'm living in a house with a right smart library, and you will let me read them all. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  20. And he's awful smart too. – Jane Journeys On by Ruth Comfort Mitchell

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